mv xrags and cp

Florian Diesch diesch at
Fri Jan 19 13:32:54 UTC 2007

"OOzy Pal" <oozypal at> wrote:

>>What do you want done with duplcate files?
> there not duplicate in content but they have the same name.
> This command is good
>  find olddir -name '*.jpg' -exec cp {} newdir/ \;
> how can I make the above command rename the file in the format of
> date +%s%N.jpg
> to make sure that each file gets a unique name?

find olddir  -exec sh -c 'cp {} "newdir/$(date +%s%N.jpg)"' \;


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